Student Demographics

Where do Wellesley students come from?

All over the globe and from every kind of community. The charts below give some demographic vitals on the Wellesley Class of 2016 as well as the entire Wellesley student population. 

Countries Represented on Campus Today 

Regional Distribution for the Class of 2017

 

Racial/Ethnic and Citizenship Distribution for the Class of 2017

Demographics
ALANA Population 51%
   African American/Black 7%
   Latina/Hispanic 6%
   Asian American/Pacific Islander 28%
   Native American 0%
   Biracial 10%
   Multiracial <1%
White/Caucasian 37%
International Citizen 10%
Unknown/Not Reported 1%
Other <1%

 

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Top 4

Wellesley has been in the top four for ethnic diversity among private liberal arts colleges for most of the 21st century, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Class of 2017 Countries of Citizenship

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Cuba
  • France
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Montenegro
  • Norway
  • Republic of Korea
  • Romania
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States



250

Wellesley's 250 varsity student-athletes compete in 14 sports. Recent All-Americans were named in fencing, track, and volleyball. The swimming and diving team received the Division III Team Scholar All-America Award.

 

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